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Articles tagged with "Honeycomb"

Android App Tablet Review: Tablet CPU Usage Monitor

Your Android Honeycomb tablets is a pretty sophisticated piece of kit. If it’s rocking a dual-core processor, this simple app can help you keep track of how much usage each core is getting. The app is tiny and installs quickly. Once launched, you can choose to keep it in your status bar permanent ... Full Article »

October 15, 2011 7:30pm

Upcoming Android update Ice Cream Sandwich means devs have to rework Honeycomb apps

The next version of Google’s Android operating system, code named Ice Cream Sandwich, is expected to be available later this fall, and it’s going to have a big impact on Android as we know it. Google intends for Ice Cream Sandwich to go a long way toward dealing with the “fragmentation” iss ... Full Article »

September 20, 2011 1:01pm

Can Android Honeycomb 3.2 revive the tablet push?

It seems like only yesterday that smartphones were the breakthrough gadgets, wowing us with their apps and other capabilities. But how quickly we tire of new toys. As soon as tablets appeared in the market, smartphones became standard feature phones, channeling the promise of even newer technology. ... Full Article »

July 18, 2011 9:30am

Android Ustream tablet app release is encouraging, but users still clamor for more

The popular video streaming service Ustream, just updated its Android app and optimized it for Honeycomb tablets (as did the IMDb app, incidentally). I gave it a test run and it looked nice. It works well, taking advantage of the bigger screen real estate and the flexibility it offers. Ustream lets ... Full Article »

July 12, 2011 3:30pm

What WWDC 2011 means for Android

Apple’s (AAPL) annual Worldwide Developer’s Conference takes place today, drumming up plenty of speculation around what will be announced at WWDC, and how it will affect the booming mobile economy. The stakes are being raised for Android, as we already know of three topics to be discussed at the ... Full Article »

June 6, 2011 9:13am

Samsung, Toshiba anxious to launch Honeycomb 3.1 tablets

News about the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 spread across the web yesterday, leading to more questions about the upcoming tablet’s actual release date, its supported Android OS version, and its interface. The Galaxy Tab is expected to hit some Best Buy stores on June 8, with widespread availability on ... Full Article »

June 3, 2011 9:56am

HTC Sensation comes fully loaded; Honeycomb gets boost from chip-makers

HTC is all lined up for another major device release, announcing the HTC Sensation 4G’s availability later this month. T-Mobile customers will be able to buy the Sensation in stores on June 15, priced at $199 after the $50 mail-in rebate. Rumor has it the Sensation will hit WalMart stores June 12. ... Full Article »

June 1, 2011 9:39am

Android security a lost topic for Google?

Android security remains a hefty issue for smartphone users as well as the platform owner, with a disheartening report emerging last week in the middle of Google’s I/O developer conference. Published by Juniper Networks’ Global Threat Center (JNPR), the report indicates a 400 percent increase i ... Full Article »

May 16, 2011 10:17am

Ice Cream Sandwich: Just how tasty will it be?

Now that Google I/O is over, it’s time to reflect on all the Android goodness we can expect in the future, one of which is the new 2.4 update to the Android OS, this time deliciously code-named Ice Cream Sandwich. When will it arrive? Well, we’re not quite sure yet, but if Google is truly goin ... Full Article »

May 13, 2011 5:00pm

Sony unveils two Honeycomb tablets that stand apart from the pack

After cutting its own niche in the smartphone market with the game-centric Xperia Play, Sony has reloaded its main cannons and returned to the fight with not one, but two entrants into the tablet market, a field quickly becoming overcrowded with sub-par Android-running iPad wannabes. Sony has taken ... Full Article »

April 26, 2011 12:42pm

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